21 July 2024
USS Gravely launches a Tomahawk cruise missile into Yemen today days after using her CIWS to shoot down an incoming missile
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On Feb. 4, at approximately 4 a.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces conducted a strike in self-defense against a Houthi anti-ship cruise missile prepared to launch against ships in the Red Sea. U.S. forces identified the cruise missile in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined it presented an imminent threat to U.S. Navy ships and merchant vessels in the region. This action will protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for U.S. Navy vessels and merchant vessels.
Joint US-British statement: The targeted sites included underground weapons storage facilities, missile systems, platforms, air defense systems, and radar devices.
U.S. and UK forces, with support from partners, struck 36 Houthi targets across 13 locations in Yemen in response to the Houthis' continued attacks against international and commercial shipping as well as naval vessels transiting the Red Sea. Per @CENTCOM
The US and UK have just conducted strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen from air and surface platforms, including F/A-18s. At least 30 targets were struck across at least 10 locations, according to two US officials
Houthi media: 7 raids on the Al-Jar area in Abs District, Hajjah, and two raids on the Bani Hashish area in Sana'a.
Aircraft bombed Maqbana District and Haifan District in Taiz Governorate
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The raids were east of the Khaled's camp, towards Al-Barah in Al-Mukha
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In Hodeidah: Airstrikes targeted Jabal Al-Jada' in Al-Lahiyah District and Al-Salif District with 3 raids.
Yemeni media:U.S. bombing of the Houthis targeted the areas of Attan and Al-Hafa in Sanaa
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Houthi-controlled Attan and al-Nahdain bases in Sana’a were struck by airstrikes minutes ago
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Renewed strikes on Houthi targets in Sanaa, Hajjah, Hudeidah, Taiz governorates
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USCENTCOM Destroys Six Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles in Yemen. On Feb. 3, at approximately 7:20 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces conducted strikes in self-defense against six Houthi anti-ship cruise missiles prepared to launch against ships in the Red Sea. U.S. forces identified the cruise missiles in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined they presented an imminent threat to U.S. Navy ships and merchant vessels in the region
The Houthis mourn in Sanaa the bodies of 18 of their members who fell in US-British strikes in January.
Iranian Foreign Minister: U.S. attacks against Yemen hinder a political solution in the region
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Lebanon Hezbollah: “US aggression on Iraq, Syria, and Yemen expose false claims of not seeking to expand the conflict in the region; on the contrary, it contributes to inflaming conflict, tension, and escalating wars in the region”
USCENTCOM Red Sea Operational: On Feb. 2, at approximately 10:30 a.m. (Sanaa time), USS Carney (DDG 64) engaged and shot down one unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the Gulf of Aden. There were no injuries or damage reported. Later that same day, at approximately 4:40 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces conducted strikes against four Houthi UAVs that were prepared to launch. U.S. forces identified the UAVs in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined that they presented an imminent threat to merchant vessels and the U.S. Navy ships in the region. U.S. forces subsequently struck and destroyed the UAVs in self-defense. Then, at 9:20 p.m. (Sanaa time), USS Laboon (DDG 58) and F/A-18s from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group engaged and shot down seven UAVs over the Red Sea. There were no injuries or damage reported. These actions will protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for U.S. Navy vessels and merchant vessels
Borrell: As long as the war in Gaza continues, it is very difficult to believe that the situation in the Red Sea will improve
The Washington Post, citing an U.S. official: The response to the killing of three American soldiers in Jordan will include targets in Yemen
A cargo ship near the Yemeni island of Zubair in the Red Sea reported two explosions, according to the maritime security company Ambrey. The ship reportedly stopped broadcasting its automatic tracking signals after the explosions
Houthi military spokesman: We carried out a military operation with ballistic missiles against Israeli targets in Eilat
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CENTCOM: On Feb. 1, at approximately 5:00 a.m. (Sanaa time), CENTCOM forces engaged and shot down one UAV over the Gulf of Aden. There were no injuries or damage reported. Later the same day, at approximately 10:30 a.m., CENTCOM forces conducted strikes and destroyed an Iranian-backed Houthi explosive uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) in the Red Sea. U.S. forces identified the USV heading toward the international shipping lane and determined it presented an imminent threat to merchant vessels and the U.S. Navy ships in the region. U.S. Forces subsequently struck and destroyed the USV in self-defense resulting in significant secondary explosions. There were no injuries or damage reported.Then, at approximately 12:45 p.m., two anti-ship ballistic missile were launched from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen likely towards the M/V Koi in the Red Sea. The missiles impacted in the water without hitting the ship. There were no injuries and no damage reported to the M/V Koi or coalition ships in the area. M/V Koi is a Liberian flagged, Bermuda-owned cargo ship. CENTCOM’s actions will protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for U.S. Navy vessels and merchant vessels
What Iran-backed "Houthis are doing is an int'l crime. They are trying to sink ships that have nothing to do with Israel," @SecDef said, urging Iran to stop supplying Houthis with weapons
SecDef Austin: The Houthis attacked the interests of 50 countries that have nothing to do with the ongoing conflict, and thus they are committing an international crime
The US Secretary of Defense calls on Iran to stop supplying the Houthis with weapons
.@SecDef in briefing says the U.S. response to the attack on Tower 22 will be "multi-tiered.""We have the ability to respond a number of times, depending on what the situation is."
Yemeni sources: The Houthis launch a second missile from their areas of control towards the sea
In the call with his Iranian counterpart, the Egyptian Foreign Minister expressed concern about the growing military tensions in the Red Sea
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Italian Defense Minister: Unrest in the Red Sea threatens the stability of Italy's economy
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British Maritime Trade Operations Authority: Report of an incident 57 nautical miles west of Hodeidah in Yemen